Good Samaritan drove Wakefield robbery victim to hospital

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POLICE want to trace a Good Samaritan who drove a robbery victim to hospital following an attack in the Knottingley area of Wakefield district.

Wakefield CID said a 41-year-old man was attacked and robbed of cash by two men in a snicket near Stumpcross Lane in Knottingley between 12 am and 6am on Saturday April 2.

The victim was later driven to Pontefract Hospital by a man who did not leave his details.

One of the robbery suspects as a 6ft tall thin man with a skinhead haircut. He was wearing black and grey trainers.

The second suspect is described as a 5ft 10in tall man who was wearing a black beanie hat.

Detective Inspector Tim Hunt of Wakefield District CID, said: “We are investigating this reported robbery and would like to speak to any witnesses.

“We are particularly keen to speak with the driver of a car who picked up the victim and took him to hospital.

“The driver is not suspected of being involved in the reported robbery in any way and we would simply like to speak to him as a potential witness.

“The driver or anyone who has information is asked to contact Wakefield District CID on 101.

“Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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